Shift Engineers (Electrically Biased)

SE13085 / 545
South Essex

£40,000 – £42,000

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Multi-Skilled Shift Engineer – Electrically Biased
South Essex – River Thames
Commutable from – Dagenham, Barking, Rainham, Romford, Basildon, Brentwood, Grays
£40,000-£42,000 + Overtime
Permanent Panama 12hr Day Shift – 6am-6pm

Our client is a leading food processing & packaging manufacturer, with a reputation for product quality which is second to none and industry leading standards. They are looking for a number Multi-Skilled Shift Maintenance Engineers that are electrically biased to join their close-knit, progressive team.

Role & Responsibilities:

• Provide front line engineering support to all food production, processing & packaging machinery
• Respond to breakdowns and effectively resolve faults with first time fixes
• Carry out routine maintenance of all site services, production & factory equipment
• Working on conveyors, food production lines, packaging machinery, PLC’s, labellers, weighers, metal detectors, steamers, sealers, formers, milling machines, mixers, control panels
• Carry out planned maintenance activities to ensure plant safety & reliability
• Set up production machinery for product changes, machine upgrades & modifications
• Project engineering – hands-on equipment improvements & upgrades

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

• Must be a multi-skilled maintenance engineer but electrically biased
• Educated to City & Guilds or ONC level in electrical or multi-skilled discipline
• Have completed a time-served engineering apprenticeship
• Must have worked in a food, FMCG or packaging manufacturing environment
• Be flexible to working rotating shifts and overtime if needed
• PLC – electrical fault finding – Siemens & Allen Bradley
• Essential to have experience of maintenance activities on production machinery & equipment, continuous improvements, lean manufacturing, electrical fault finding & installation
• Worked with Site Services – boilers, steam systems, effluent plant & water treatment
• Strong experience with conveyors and food packaging machinery
• Work independently and sometimes unsupervised when on breakdowns
• Good communication skills – including written & verbal

Shifts & Benefits Package:

• Shift:- Permanent Panama 12hr Days (2on 2off 2on 3off) – 6am-6pm
• Salary:- £40,000-£42,000 + Overtime
• Benefits:- 17 Shift Holidays (Increasing with service to 21 Days), Private Pension, Life Assurance,
BUPA Cash Plan, Accident Cover, Free Staff Lunches, Staff Benefit Discount Card

Job Reference No: SE13058 / 534

Suitable candidates should apply immediately by calling our Managing Consultant for this vacancy –
Chris Gumm on 01275 371981 or by sending your CV directly to him at

We regret that this client is not prepared to sponsor work permit or work permit transfer applications. Candidates must be able to prove their eligibility to work in the UK.
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